Sun, Mar 04, 2007
Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of
the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects
of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also
encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research
any intriguing terms.
Suggestions for future Aero-Terms are
ALWAYS welcome, as are additions or discussion of the
explanations given for each Aero-Term.
Karl Jatho was a German pioneer and inventor, performer and
public servant of the city of Hanover (February 3, 1873 - December
8, 1933). On August 18, 1903 he flew with his self-made motored
gliding airplane, four months before the first flight of the Wright
Brothers. His first attempts he made with a plane having three
lifting surfaces, but switched to two surfaces soon.
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